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Awoke with severe upper mid abdominal pain from front to back. History of gstones. Is this an attack and if so what can be done for temp relief?

Awoke with severe upper mid abdominal pain from front to back. History of gstones. Is this an attack and if so what can be done for temp relief?

Could be see doc NOW: Need to get seen, evaluated. Could be gallbladder attack, could lead to stones getting stuck en route, could lead to pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas), could lead to infection, jaundice, etc. Get checked first, then worry about temporary relief. ...Read more

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Belly Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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Having intense upper & mid abdominal pain on both sides that goes through to back. US says, trace amount of intrapelvic fluid, what could that mean?

REALLY cannot say: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health situation. trace amount of fluid is normal. and.... aortic aneurysm (very unlikely) pancreatitis appendix pelvic inflammatory disease many many other very nasty potentially rapidly fatal diseases cause abdominal pain. ...Read more

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I'm having sharp abdominal pain on my right side mid way up?

Hard to say: With that description, impossible to say. If it's limiting your function, associated with nausea/vomitting/fevers, or is worsening i strongly urge you to speak with a health care provider. ...Read more

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What could I have if i get abdominal pain and swelling in the mid line of my stomach if i eat certain foods or if i wear a belt. It happens everyday.

What could I have if i get abdominal pain and swelling in the mid line of my stomach if i eat certain foods or if i wear a belt. It happens everyday.

Malabsorption?: Abdominal pain and bloating after eating certain foods can have many causes, but overall is a sign of excess gas, which may be related to malabsorption or improper digestion of food. This can have many causes, and your entire history with an examination is important at your primary care physician's office. Mechanical causes such as hernia can also be diagnosed on physical exam. ...Read more

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Hello I am having some lower to mid-abdominal pain. Mostly discomfort. I was previously diagnosed with gastritis I was wondering if this is from that?

Hello I am having some lower to mid-abdominal pain. Mostly discomfort. I was previously diagnosed with gastritis I was wondering if this is from that?

Most likely: however, you will need to be on medication to suppress stomach acid and be reevaluated with blood testing, H. pylori testing and an abdominal US. I would suggest using Mylanta plus OTC Pepcid-20 mg AM/PM-do not ignore these symptoms. ...Read more

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2 yrs ago i had abdominal pain in my mid abdomen that would come and go every 20 min and last for a few sec, for 3 days. Fine since what could it be?

Difficult to say: As your symptoms were 2 years ago, it would be difficult to evaluate your condition if you are feeling symptom free at this time. The differential diagnoses for abdominal pain are numerous. If you are feeling better for the past 2 years, just rejoice in your good health! ...Read more

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For 2 yrs I get pain @ upper left quadrant when I bend over-mid abdomen far left. Goes away if I stretch upright, very painful. U/S normal. Thoughts?

For 2 yrs I get pain @ upper left quadrant when I bend over-mid abdomen far left. Goes away if I stretch upright, very painful. U/S normal. Thoughts?

Hiatal hernia : You most likely have hiatal hernia and will need UGI/ barium swallow to asses the severity of the disease. If ruled out for hiatal hernia, then you will need MRI of thoracic spine to rule out disc disease of mid back ...Read more

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Abdominal pain that is very sharp started mid upper AB and now moving to right upper quad started out intermittent and is now a constant 8/10 pain?

Abdominal pain that is very sharp started mid upper AB and now moving to right upper quad started out intermittent and is now a constant  8/10 pain?

Doctor can evaluate: Upper abdominal pain can be from gallstones, pancreatitis, "acid" gastritis pains with or without a stomach ulcer, or stomach reflux (heartburn). An infection with H. pylori bacteria can lead to stomach ulcer pains (an acid blocker can help). One needs evaluation by her primary doctor, and sometimes a surgeon. Heart disease, rib and cartilage problems, or various cancers can also cause such pain. ...Read more

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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more